The concept of bike sharing is booming. Successful bike-sharing programs increase bike use and decrease car use and pollution. It is a a low-cost manner of transportation, and provide people a way of exercise and stay healthy. Have a look at the different solutions in the world.
Some years ago, Ronald Haverman introduced the Dutch Bike Sharing program 'OV-fiets' which now runs at 250
In 2009 Ronald led a Bike-Share design studio at RMIT University in Melbourne. As part of this studio students ran a Bike Sharing pilot with 8 rental locations.
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Since 2010 Ronald is director of MyWheels car sharing. MyWheels (Wheels4all) is a not for profit Car Sharing organization with more than 100 shared cars in The Netherlands. Ronald aims to transfer the bike-sharing success to car sharing by working together and establishing an 'open car-sharing organization'. See My-wheels. He is still involved in bikesharing as a member of the supervisory board of the Dutch bike-sharing.